Tuesday, November 2 (Election Day) at 6:30
J. Hoberman will sign copies of new book Duck Soup (BFI Film Classics) following the movie. Available at our concession.
(1933, Leo McCarey) Making the world safe for Marxism, Groucho’s Freedonian President Rufus T. Firefly takes on Sylvania, while Chico hawks peanuts, Zeppo croons, and Harpo dives into the lemonade. DCP. Approx. 70 min.
“Duck Soup’s debauched satire of petty warfare and monied politics has a potent resonance equaling its vaudevillian absurdity.”
– Max Kyburz, Brooklyn Magazine
“THE MARX BROS.’ MOST ANARCHIC FILM! The boys at their absolute zaniest, taking the piss out of politics one sight gag at a time.”
– Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out